Receiving e-mail

This is not necessarily a C# question but it may turn into one.

How do I configure my home PC (running Windows XP Professional) such that I can receive e-mail from somebody?

Does Windows XP Pro have the ability to function as a POP3 server and how do I configure it as such?

Thanks,

Tom
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big_lewCommented:
Windows XP comes with Outlook Express and it can be configured for POP3.  I used the following link to set up my computer and it works fine:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/using/howto/oe/setup.mspx

Windows Xp has an SMTP server but not POP3 (pretty sure about this).  You can easily find 3rd party POP3 servers for XP.  Here is one for only $35

http://www.digitalmapping.sk.ca/pop3srv/default.asp

Hope this helps...

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